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Armed Services YMCA Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the downtown 1924 Armed Services YMCA building was designed by master architect Lincoln Rogers and Frank W. Stevenson to serve the off-duty needs of military personnel, providing religious services and recreational activities such as swimming, boxing, wrestling and weightlifting, plus showers, lockers to store personal possessions, dormitories and other amenities.


The Italian Renaissance Revival style building has a symmetrical façade an elaborate arched entryway supported by classic Ionic columns. The flat roof features ceramic tiles and overhanging eaves supported by decorative


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